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Just had a hip or knee replacement? How can physiotherapy help you?

Hip and knee replacements are common and highly successful operations that bring many people relief from pain and improved mobility. Thousands of these joint replacement operations take place in the UK every year.

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At the hospital soon after your surgery, your physiotherapist would have helped you back onto your feet and would have guided you with early post operative exercises. On your return home and in the first few weeks following your surgery, it is important that you continue to get the correct guidance with regards to what walking aids you should be using, what exercises you should be progressing to and how to resume your normal activities.

Your new joint may be sore, tender, warm and irritable for several weeks or months and the scar can take time to settle. After having a joint replacement it may be difficult for you to get to your clinic for physiotherapy or you may have not been referred on for any more treatment. In this case, orthopaedic physiotherapists from Home Physio Group can come to you in the comforts of your own home and help you rehabilitate.

Physiotherapy should start as soon as possible particularly on your return home from hospital to help speed your recovery. Research shows it can improve your mobility and activity levels, shorten the amount of time you are off work and it greatly improves your quality of life.

During physiotherapy it is important that goals are set based on what is most important to you. Treatment is generally aimed at improving your strength and range of movement around the particular joint, improving your mobility and stamina and finding ways around any problems you’re experiencing. Your physiotherapist can practice the stairs with you, walking outdoors and even getting on public transport with you to help regain your confidence.

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All our physiotherapists are registered with the CSP and HCPC offering the highest standard of care

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You can discuss your requirements with one of our specialist case managers

Why choose Home Physio Group?

We are a dedicated team of Chartered Physiotherapists working exclusively in your home and providing the highest level of care. We recognise the importance of knowing that you are in safe hands and being looked after. With this is mind, our client management team are here to assist you every step of the way and will answer any questions you may have. We are passionate about helping you to reach your goals, relieve your pain, and improve your mobility.

The benefits of using our service include:

  • All our physiotherapists are hand-picked professionals with years of experience
  • We are registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). All our physiotherapists are checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 
  • We will arrange visits in your own home (or care home or place of work) at a convenient time to you
  • We work at speed and do not have a waiting list
  • We offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments
  • Our team work closely with the country’s leading consultants and specialists in their field
  • You will always have the same physiotherapist visiting you at home
  • You can have as may visits as you require
  • Our fixed pricing structure can be provided in writing so that you can consider it in your own time
  • We believe there is no “one size fits all” approach to care. Your personalised programme and treatment strategy will be unique to you